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OMGPOP's Chief Revenue Officer Wilson Kriegel Becomes President, COO of Video Chat Startup Paltalk

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Another one of Zynga’s recent departures has landed. Wilson Kriegel, who was OMGPOP’s chief revenue officer until the Draw Something maker was acquired for $210 million in cash and retention, is taking a president and chief operating officer role at New York-based Paltalk. He left Zynga, which bought OMGPOP, earlier...
OMGPOP's Chief Revenue Officer Wilson Kriegel Becomes President, COO of Video Chat Startup Paltalk

Technology giants struggle to maintain credibility over NSA Prism surveillance

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Strongly-worded denials issued by Apple, Facebook and Google about their co-operation are followed by further revelationsTechnology giants battled to maintain their credibility on privacy issues over the weekend as further details emerged of their co-operation with US spy agencies.Apple, Facebook and Google issued strongly-worded denials that they had knowingly participated...
Technology giants struggle to maintain credibility over NSA Prism surveillance

Another Former Zynga Executive Has Joined A Startup

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Wilson Kriegel, formerly the top business executive at social-games maker OMGPOP, is taking a president and chief operating officer role at video-chat startup Paltalk. Zynga bought OMGPOP for $180 million earlier this year--a deal which rapidly soured, prompting Zynga to take a big writeoff. At Paltalk, Kriegel's going to work...
Another Former Zynga Executive Has Joined A Startup

PRISM scandal: tech giants express shock after revelations of data-mining

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Silicon Valley executives insist they did not know of secret PRISM program that gives NSA direct access to serversTwo different versions of the PRISM scandal were emerging on Thursday with Silicon Valley executives denying all knowledge of the top secret program that gives the National Security Agency direct access to...
PRISM scandal: tech giants express shock after revelations of data-mining

Leak reveals mass internet snooping program: feds pull personal data from Google, Apple

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The FBI and the National Security Agency have been pulling photos, emails and other personal information from the servers of nine US internet companies, according to an explosive report in the Washington Post that describes a secret six-year snooping program. Highly confidential slides explaining the program, known as PRISM, say...
Leak reveals mass internet snooping program: feds pull personal data from Google, Apple

Apple, Google, Microsoft and 6 other companies reportedly feeding NSA, FBI info through data sharing pact

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Today the Washington Post reported that through a program known as PRISM, a number of US-based Internet companies allow the US government to tap “directly into [their] central servers. Companies that are said to be willing participants include: Microsoft, Google, Facebook, Apple, Yahoo, AOL, PalTalk, with Dropbox tipped to be coming...
Apple, Google, Microsoft and 6 other companies reportedly feeding NSA, FBI info through data sharing pact

Report: Tech companies didn't allow feds "direct access" to their servers, but they agreed to help

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Several major internet companies may not have given the federal government “direct access” to their servers to facilitate snooping for personal data, as was initially alleged by a report earlier this week, but many of them did agree to set up special access to their data when requested through secret...
Report: Tech companies didn't allow feds "direct access" to their servers, but they agreed to help

Washington Post releases four new slides from NSA's Prism presentation

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Newly published top-secret documents detail how NSA interfaces with tech giants such as Google, Apple and MicrosoftThe Washington Post has released four previously unpublished slides from the NSA's PowerPoint presentation on Prism, the top-secret programme that collects data on foreign surveillance targets from the systems of nine participating internet companies.The...
Washington Post releases four new slides from NSA's Prism presentation

President Obama says PRISM "does not apply to U.S. citizens" or people living the US

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One day after reports of PRISM surfaced — a program which reportedly enables the United States government to tap directly into the central servers of US-based Internet companies — U.S. president Barack Obama has announced during a press conference that PRISM “does not apply to U.S. citizens and it does not apply to people...
President Obama says PRISM "does not apply to U.S. citizens" or people living the US

WaPost backtracks on claim tech companies 'participate knowingly' in PRISM data collection

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The Washington Post published an investigative report uncovering the government-run PRISM program, which allegedly monitored US citizen’s Internet activity illegally, but now the paper is stepping away from its initial claim that nine tech firms knowingly provided data to the government. Early reports of PRISM left two key allegations unanswered:...
WaPost backtracks on claim tech companies 'participate knowingly' in PRISM data collection

Oh, And One More Thing: NSA Directly Accessing Information From Google, Facebook, Skype, Apple And More

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Obviously, the Verizon/NSA situation was merely a small view into just how much spying the NSA is doing on everyone. And it seems to be spurring further leaks and disclosures. The latest, from the Washington Post, is that the NSA has direct data mining capabilities into the data held by...
Oh, And One More Thing: NSA Directly Accessing Information From Google, Facebook, Skype, Apple And More
Ex-Microsoft Engineer: PRISM Is Highly Improbable For These Four Reasons (MSFT)

PalTalk: The PRISM company that you may have never heard of

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Apple, Google and Facebook may be the headline names among companies involved in a U.S. government surveillance program, but one firm -- PalTalk -- stands out precisely because it's so obscure. Here's a quick look at what PalTalk is, and why it may have piqued the interest of the U.S....
PalTalk: The PRISM company that you may have never heard of
The Government Wants To Read Your Dropbox Files, Too, Leaked Documents Say

This week's headlines from across Inside Network

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A roundup of all the news Inside Network brought you between Dec. 3 and Dec. 7. Inside Mobile Apps Tracking the convergence of mobile apps, social platforms and virtual goods. Monday, Dec. 3 News Corp shuttering iPad newspaper The Daily Liveblogging from Inside Social Apps, New York: Platform Opportunity in...
This week's headlines from across Inside Network

Inside Social Apps' Early Bird Rates End This Week

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Looking for insider advice on social app development, marketing, and monetization? Discover how to take your app to the next level at the Inside Social Apps Conference & Expo, happening June 6-7 in San Francisco. This event will showcase the industry’s most forward-thinking minds in panels, presentations, and fireside chats....
Inside Social Apps' Early Bird Rates End This Week

This week's headlines from across Inside Network

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A roundup of all the news Inside Network brought you between Dec. 3 and Dec. 7. Inside Mobile Apps Tracking the convergence of mobile apps, social platforms and virtual goods. Monday, Dec. 3 News Corp shuttering iPad newspaper The Daily Liveblogging from Inside Social Apps, New York: Platform Opportunity in...
This week's headlines from across Inside Network

Director Of National Intelligence Tries To Downplay PRISM Paranoia, Says The System Doesn't Mine Data

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There have been plenty of juicy (and unsettling) PRISM details making the rounds these past few days, and unsurprisingly the Office of the Director of National Intelligence doesn’t think the NSA’s surveillance practices have been cast in the most accurate light. In an effort to help do away with some...
Director Of National Intelligence Tries To Downplay PRISM Paranoia, Says The System Doesn't Mine Data
PRISM Fallout: In Cloud We Don't Trust?

Google tried to resist FBI requests for data, but the FBI took it anyway

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Tickets On Sale Now Google tried to resist government requests to provide private information about its users. Google filed a petition in March 2013 resisting a national security letter (NSL) from the FBI demanding that it offer up private information about its users....
Google tried to resist FBI requests for data, but the FBI took it anyway

Facebook and Apple deny participation in US government spying program PRISM

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Shortly after reports of PRISM surfaced — a program which reportedly enables the US government to tap directly into [the] central servers of nine US-based Internet companies — two of the major tech companies involved, Apple and Facebook, have vehemently denied involvement. According to the Washington Post, Microsoft, Google, Facebook, Apple, Yahoo, AOL and PalTalk are...
Facebook and Apple deny participation in US government spying program PRISM

PRISM Is Also The Name Of A Product From Palantir, A $5 Billion Tech Startup Funded By The CIA

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Last night, the Washington Post broke a huge story reporting that the NSA has a secret program for spying on the Internet.  It's called PRISM. According to documents obtained by the Post, PRISM allows the NSA to tap directly into the central servers of 9 big Internet companies: Microsoft, Yahoo, Google,...
PRISM Is Also The Name Of A Product From Palantir, A $5 Billion Tech Startup Funded By The CIA

Silicon Valley denies reports the U.S. government has "direct access" to its servers

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Some of the tech industry’s biggest and brightest companies denied incredibly damning and wide-reaching reports Thursday from The Guardian and The Washington Post that alleged the companies participated in a secret program run by the National Security Agency that allowed the government “direct access” to company servers that stored personal...
Silicon Valley denies reports the U.S. government has "direct access" to its servers
NSA, FBI Tapping Into Data Of Nine Major U.S. Internet Companies

It's Easy To Say Internet Spying Is Wrong Until You're The One Letting Terrorists Kill People Or Not

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Last night, the Washington Post published a story that said that, thanks to partnerships with nine Internet companies, the NSA is able to "literally can watch your ideas form as you type." The Post said it had leaked documents that showed Microsoft, Yahoo, Google, Facebook, PalTalk, AOL, Skype, YouTube, Apple all...
It's Easy To Say Internet Spying Is Wrong Until You're The One Letting Terrorists Kill People Or Not

Inside Social Apps' Early Bird Rates End This Week

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Looking for insider advice on social app development, marketing, and monetization? Discover how to take your app to the next level at the Inside Social Apps Conference & Expo, happening June 6-7 in San Francisco. This event will showcase the industry’s most forward-thinking minds in panels, presentations, and fireside chats....
Inside Social Apps' Early Bird Rates End This Week

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

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Good morning. News: The Washington Post reported last night that there is a secret government program called PRISM, which allows the NSA to collect data directly from the central servers of Microsoft, Yahoo, Google, Facebook, PalTalk, AOL, Skype, YouTube, Apple But then, almost all those companies immediately denied knowledge of PRISM,...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

PRISM program lets FBI, NSA secretly mine data from 9 U.S. tech companies (report)

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The news that Verizon is supplying a wealth of call data to the National Security Agency is just the tip of the iceberg. The Washington Post reported today that nine other tech companies are participating in a top secret data mining program for the FBI and NSA, dubbed PRISM. The companies...
PRISM program lets FBI, NSA secretly mine data from 9 U.S. tech companies (report)

New PRISM slides: more than 100,000 'active surveillance targets,' explicit mention of real-time monitoring

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The Washington Post has revealed four new slides from its trove of top secret PRISM information, appearing to confirm earlier reporting about the US government surveillance program. Notably, the new slides appear to confirm whistleblower Edward Snowden's claims that PRISM allows the NSA and FBI to perform real-time surveillance...
New PRISM slides: more than 100,000 'active surveillance targets,' explicit mention of real-time monitoring

SCARY: These Slides Show How The NSA Watches Your Every Online Move

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A top-secret April PowerPoint slideshow details how the National Security Agency partnered with nine tech companies, including Apple, Microsoft and Google, to monitor users activity. The NSA got direct access to these companies servers' in order to directly watch user communications. The program was nominally aimed at foreign actors, but...
SCARY: These Slides Show How The NSA Watches Your Every Online Move
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